In our Sept. 28 NewsCheck article, we shared information about Social Engineering attacks. Ever wonder how these “con men” find out so much about you? Easy, they read your public social media sites. Through social media they can learn about your friends and see how they write. From this information its easy to develop a realistic soundiing plea for help. Protecting your social media presence is key to minimizing your exposure to social engineering attacks.
In this article, US_CERT provides tips to protecting your identity when using social media. Read the article https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/tips/ST06-003
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